Historical Events on 22nd November

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498 - St Symmachus begins his reign as Pope replacing Anastasius II
845 - 845 : the first King of all Brittany, Nominoe defeats the Frankish king Charles the Bald at the Battle of Ballon near Redon.
1220 - Frederick II crowned Holy Roman Emperor in Rome by Pope Honorius III
1346 - Street fights in Utrecht, Hollandsgezinde Gunterlingen statements
1492 - Pinta under Martín Alonso Pinzón separates from Columbus's fleet
1497 - Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama rounds Cape of Good Hope on way to first voyage from Europe to reach India
1542 - Spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America
1573 - The Brazilian city of Niterói is founded.
1574 - Discovery of the Juan Fernández Islands off Chile.
1675 - English king Charles II adjourns parliament
1683 - Purcell's "Welcome to All the Pleasures" premieres in London
1699 - Treaty of Preobrasjensku Denmark/Russia/Saksen/Poland divide Sweden
1707 - Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Friesland
1714 - King Karel XII leaves Turkish captivity to return to Sweden
King Charles IIKing Charles II 1794 - Strasbourg Alsace-Lorraine, prohibits circumcision & wearing of beards
1809 - Peregrine Williamson of Baltimore patents a steel pen
1830 - Charles Grey, (2nd Earl Grey), became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
1831 - Opera "Robert Le Diable" is produced (Paris)
1842 - Mount St Helens in Washington erupts
1851 - Opera "La Perle Du Brésil" is produced (Paris)
1861 - Battle of Ft McRee, FL
1864 - American Civil War Battle at Griswoldville, Georgia, ends after 650 casualties
1864 - Union General O Howard orders plunderers be shot to death
1872 - Franz Grillparzer's "Die Judin von Toledo" premieres in Prague
1884 - T Thomas Fortune starts NY Freeman (NY Age) newspaper
1886 - Victoria Street Cable Tram route begins in Melbourne, Australia
1898 - Opera "Iris" premieres (Rome)
1899 - -23] Battle at Willow Grange, Natal (British vs Boer army)
1900 - Paul Kruger, exiled President of the Boer Republic of South Africa, is given a popular welcome when he lands at Marseilles, France
US First Lady Eleanor RooseveltUS First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt 1903 - Franklin Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt are engaged
1905 - British, Italian, Russian, French & Austro-Hungarian fleet attacks Lesbos
1906 - International Radio Telecommunications Com adopts "SOS" as new call for help
1906 - Peter Stolypin, Prime Minister of Russia, introduces agrarian reforms allowing peasants to withdraw from the communes and take their share of land for private ownership
1908 - 1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0
1910 - Arthur Knight patents steel shaft golf clubs
1914 - Ypres, Belgium, burned by German bombing
1914 - Indian troops take Basra in Mesopotamia
1917 - NHL forms with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators & Quebec Bulldogs; National Hockey Association disbands
1918 - Grand Duke Frederik II, the last Grand Duke of Baden, resigns
1918 - King Albert I's triumphant procession through Brussels
1918 - Marshal Józef Pilsudski becomes 1st President (dictator) of Poland
1918 - Polish forces attack Jewish community of Lemberg (Lvov)
1919 - 15,000 men are cremated at Domela Newenhouse, Amsterdam
1919 - Labor conference committee in US urges 8-hour work day & 48-hour week
1922 - British Labour party selects Ramsay MacDonald as leader
1922 - Library Ave in Bronx named
1922 - Wilhelm Cuno forms new German government
30th US President Calvin Coolidge30th US President Calvin Coolidge 1923 - Calvin Coolidge pardons WW I German spy Lothar Witzke, sentenced to death
1924 - Britain orders Egyptians out of Sudan
1926 - Imperial Conference ends, giving autonomy inside British Commonwealth
1927 - 1st snowmobile patent granted to Carl Eliason (Sayner Wisc)
1927 - George Gershwin's "Funny Face" premieres in NYC
1927 - Neil Simon Theater (Alvin) opens at 250 W 52nd St NYC
1928 - "Bolero" by Maurice Ravel first performed publicly (Paris)
1929 - Bradman scores 157 for NSW against the MCC at cricket SCG
1930 - 1st Irish Sweepstake run
1930 - 1st US football game broadcast to England (Harvard 13, Yale 0)
1930 - Elijah Muhammad forms Nation of Islam in Detroit
1931 - Ferde Grofe's "Grand Canyon Suite" premieres
1932 - Pump patented that computes quantity & price delivered
Cricket Legend Donald BradmanCricket Legend Donald Bradman 1934 - "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" 1st heard on Eddie Cantor's show
1935 - China Clipper (flying boat) took off from Alameda, California, carrying 100,000 pieces of mail on 1st trans-Pacific airmail flight
1936 - 19th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pinehurst CC Pinehurst NC
1939 - Bugsy Siegel, Whitey Krakower, Frankie Carbo and Albert Tannenbaum kill Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg outside his apartment after Greenberg had threatened to become a police informant
1940 - 500 students in Delft demonstrate against nazis
1941 - British cruiser Devonshire sinks German auxiliary cruiser Atlantis
1941 - NZ troops conquer Ft Capuzzo Libya
1942 - Gen-major Rodins 26th Pantser corp recaptures Ostrov
1942 - Hitler orders Rommel's Africa Korps to fight to last man
1943 - FDR, Churchill & Chiang Kai-shek meet to discuss ways to defeat Japan
1943 - France officially recognises the independence of Lebanon, releasing the imprison Lebanese government
32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1943 - RAF begins air bombing of Berlin
1943 - US troops land on Abemada, Gilbert Island
1944 - Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen
1945 - "Day before Spring" opens at National Theater NYC for 167 performances
1945 - Jim Benton, Cleveland end, gains 303 yards (NFL record)
1950 - 7,021 see lowest NBA score, Ft Wayne Pistons 19, Minneapolis Lakers 18
1950 - 79 die in a train crash in Richmond Hills NY
1952 - As' Harry Byrd selected AL Rookie of Year
1954 - Humane Society forms
1955 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1955 - RCA Victor's best investment paying $25,000 to Sun Records & Sam Philips for rights to Elvis Presley, a truck driver from Tupelo Miss
1956 - 16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne
1956 - Bill Sharman (Boston) begins NBA free throw streak of 55 games
Baseball Legend Mickey MantleBaseball Legend Mickey Mantle 1957 - Mickey Mantle wins AL MVP
1957 - Miles Davis Quintet debuts a jazz concert at Carnegie Hall in NY
1957 - Simon & Garfunkel appear on "American Bandstand" as "Tom & Jerry"
1959 - AFL's 1st draft - NY Titans choice George Izo, QB, Notre Dame
1959 - Boston Patriots enters AFL
1960 - French National Meeting decide to build own nuclear weapons
1961 - Frank Robinson is 1st to win MVPs in both major leagues
1961 - St Louis Hawk Bob Pettit sets NBA record, hitting 19 of 19 free throws
1961 - Producers Albert Broccoli & Harry Saltzman announce expensive publicity campaign to make Sean Connery (James Bond) a star
1963 - The Beatles release their second album "With the Beatles" in UK
1963 - Lyndon B. Johnson sworn in as the 36th US president after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy
1963 - American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas
LPGA Golfer Mickey WrightLPGA Golfer Mickey Wright 1964 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mary Mills Miss Gulf Coast Golf Invitational
1964 - WITF TV channel 33 in Harrisburg-Hershey, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1965 - "Man of La Mancha" opens at ANTA Wash Sq Theater NYC for 2329 perfs
1965 - Muhammad Ali TKOs Floyd Patterson in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
1966 - 32nd Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Spurrier, Florida (QB)
1967 - BBC unofficially bans "I Am the Walrus" by Beatles
1967 - Silver hits record $2.17 an ounce in New York
1967 - UN Sec council passes resolut 242-Israel must give back occupied land
1967 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1968 - 1st interracial TV kiss (Star Trek-Kirk & Uhura)
1968 - Beatles release "Beatles" (White Album), their only double album
1968 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1968 - Terence O'Neill, then Northern Ireland Prime Minister, announced a package of reform measures granting concessions to the Catholic minority, in response to protest movement
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad AliHeavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali 1969 - Isolation of single gene announced by scientists at Harvard University
1970 - 20th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bobby Isaac wins
1971 - "Only Fools Are Sad" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 144 performances
1971 - A member of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) is killed in a premature bomb explosion in Lurgan, County Armagh
1972 - Belgium government of Eyskens resigns
1972 - Flyers start Islanders on 15 game winless streak
1972 - Pitts Penguins set NHL record for scoring fastest 5 goals (2:07)
1972 - US ends 22 year travel ban to China
1973 - The Italian Fascist organization Ordine Nuovo is disbanded.
1974 - Lake Buena Vista Club opens
1974 - Test Cricket debut of Gordon Greenidge & Viv Richards, at Bangalore
1974 - UN General Assembly recognizes Palestine right to sovereignty
1975 - Juan Carlos proclaimed king of Spain
1975 - Drummuckavall Ambush: 3 British Army soldiers are killed and one captured when the Provisional Irish Republican Army attack a watchtower in South Armagh, North Ireland
1976 - Algeria Constitution goes into effect
1976 - Comic strip "Cathy" by Cathy Guisewhite debuts
1977 - Regular Concorde passenger service between NY & Europe begins
1977 - First three nodes of the ARPAnet are connected, in what would eventually become the Internet.
1980 - Georgia tanker at Pilottown La, spills 1.3 million gallons of oil after an anchor chain caused a ship to leak
1981 - "Marlowe" closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 48 performances
1981 - 69th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-23
1981 - Browns' QB Brian Sipe sets club record by being intercepted 6 times
1981 - SD Charger Dan Fouts passes for 6 touchdowns vs Oakland (55-21)
1981 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1981 - 31st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Darrell Waltrip wins
1982 - Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB, Texas
TV Host Fred RogersTV Host Fred Rogers 1984 - Fred Rogers of PBS "Mr Rogers Neighborhood" presents a sweater to Smithsonian Institution
1985 - Columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-C
1985 - Largest swearing-in ceremony, 38,648 immigrants become US citizens
1985 - PNP/MAN win Antilian parliamentary election
1986 - Mike Tyson KOs Trevor Berbick in 2 for heavyweight WBC boxing title
1986 - Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, became 13th NHLer to score 500 goals
1987 - Patriots shutout Indianapolis 24-0
1987 - Two Chicago television stations are hijacked by an unknown pirate dressed as Max Headroom.
1987 - 37th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
1989 - Aneta Kreglicka of Poland, 24, crowned 39th Miss World
1989 - Conjunction of Venus, Mars, Uranus, Neptune, Saturn & Moon
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike TysonHeavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson 1989 - Kirby Pucket signs record $3,000,000 per year Minnesota Twins contract
1989 - US 63rd manned space mission STS 33 (Discovery 9) launches into orbit
1989 - Eastern Airlines pilots & flight attendants end their strike, but most are not rehired
1990 - George Bush visits US troops in Saudi Arabia
1990 - Margaret Thatcher announces her resignation as British Prime Minister
1990 - Prof Amos Sawyer installed as interim pres of Liberia
1991 - NY Knicks pay Patrick Ewing a record $18.8 million for 2 yr extension
1991 - "Phool Aur Kaante", the film debut of famous Indian actor Ajay Devgan, is released
1992 - Sandra Volker swims world record 50m backstroke (28.57 sec)
1992 - Wash Post reports Ore Senator Bob Packwood sexually harassed 10 women
1993 - "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" opens at Richard Rodgers NYC for 320 perf
1995 - Rosemary West found guilty in England of killing 10 women
Actor & Bollywood Star Ajay DevganActor & Bollywood Star Ajay Devgan 1995 - Toy Story is released as the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery.
1995 - OPEC states that it will roll over its current oil production quota of 25.42 million barrels per day
1996 - OJ Simpson takes stand as hostile witness in the wrongful death lawsuit filed against him, saying it is "absolutely not true"
1998 - 86th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 26-24
1998 - 48th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon wins
1999 - Elian Gonzalez, Cuban boy at the center of a heated 2000 controversy involving the governments of Cuba and the United States, and his mother are sighted off of Florida's coast by U.S. Coast Guard
2002 - In Nigeria, more than 100 people are killed at an attack aimed at the contestants of the Miss World contest.
2003 - In Tbilisi, Georgia, opponents of President Eduard Shevardnadze seize the parliament building and demand the president's resignation.
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ SimpsonNFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ Simpson 2003 - 5th Rugby World Cup: England beats New Zealand 20-17 at Sydney
2004 - The Orange Revolution begins in Ukraine, resulting from the presidential elections.
2005 - Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany.
2005 - 32nd American Music Awards: Gwen Stefani, Will Smith & Kelly Clarkson win
2008 - 13th Rugby League World Cup: New Zealand beats Australia 34-20
2008 - YouTube hosts the largest ever live broadcast, YouTube Live.
2008 - Patrick Roy's #33 jersey is retired by the Montreal Canadiens
2009 - 36th American Music Awards: Taylor Swift & Michael Jackson win
2009 - President Hugo Chávez states that Venezuela is in recession as the economy contracted 4.5% in the third quarter
2012 - 2 people are killed and 120 injured after a 100-vehicle pile-up in dense fog in Texas
President of Venezuela Hugo ChávezPresident of Venezuela Hugo Chávez 2012 - 6 attacks across Pakistan kill 37 people and injure 92
2013 - Norwegian, Magnus Carlsen defeats  Viswanathan Anand to win the 2013 World Chess Championship
2014 - Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona sets a new goal scoring record in La Liga of 253 goals

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